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Noun: tile  tI(-u)l
  1. A flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay, rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces
     
  2. A thin flat slab of fired clay used for roofing
    - roofing tile
     
  3. Game equipment consisting of a flat thin piece marked with characters and used in board games like Mah-Jong, Scrabble, etc.
Verb: tile  tI(-u)l
  1. Cover with tiles
    "tile the wall and the floor of the bathroom"

Derived forms: tiled, tiling, tiles

Type of: cover, man, piece, roofing material, slab

Part of: tile roof

Encyclopedia: Tile, Somalia